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SACS body reaffirms Auburn accreditation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges this week reaffirmed Auburn University’s accreditation.

The approval was announced Tuesday during the SACS Commission on Colleges annual winter meeting in Atlanta.

Following usual procedures for decennial reviews, the Commission on Colleges reached its reaffirmation decision after teams of educators from peer institutions reviewed Auburn’s compliance with the principles of accreditation. Preliminary review was conducted by an off-site team in October 2012, and the second team visited in March to confirm Auburn’s continued compliance with accreditation standards and federal requirements and the university’s plans for enhancing student learning in the future.

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